Can an anti-SLAPP Motion Be Filed In Federal Court?

This is a question that comes up quite frequently and appears to be a source of some confusion. The law is that motions to strike a state law claim are proper in California Federal courts, e.g., libel, slander, intentional interference with prospective economic advantage. This is so because there is no conflict between the Federal […]

Federal Anti-SLAPP Legislation Introduced (Finally)

Tennessee Congressman Steve Cohen recently introduced H.R. 4364, which is a proposed federal anti-SLAPP law (I mentioned this in an earlier post here). If passed, this could have a significant impact on the legal landscape nationwide. If you liked this post please subscribe to the California Defamation Law Newsletter to receive the "Ultimate Beginner’s Guide To Defamation Law." […]